What: This institute consists of teaching practice, theory application, and topical sessions specifically relevant to STEM Graduate Students and scholars new to teaching. During the institute participants will teach three short lessons and receive feedback from their peers. In this supportive atmosphere participants will have a chance to begin to develop new teaching skills, to enhance existing skills, and/or to try new and challenging ideas. By the end of the institute, participants will be able to design and teach effective STEM undergraduate lessons using evidence-based teaching concepts with emphasis on alignment of learning objectives, activities and assessment.
Location: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
When: Monday, July 23 through Friday, July 27
Who should attend: Graduate students, postdocs, and instructional staff.
Registration: Register online at http://cirtl.ubc.ca/2018-cirtl-summer-institute/.
Costs: Participants will be responsible for their own travel and lodging.